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Vomiting With Streaks of Blood Symptom, Causes & Questions

Understand your vomiting with streaks of blood symptoms, including 6 causes & common questions.

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6 Possible Vomiting With Streaks Of Blood Causes

The list below shows results from the use of our quiz by Buoy users who experienced vomiting with streaks of blood. This list does not constitute medical advice and may not accurately represent what you have.

Normal nosebleed (epistaxis)

A bloody nose can be caused by a host of things, but is often idiopathic (without cause).

Rarity: Common

Top Symptoms: bloody nose, vomiting with streaks of blood

Symptoms that always occur with normal nosebleed (epistaxis): bloody nose

Symptoms that never occur with normal nosebleed (epistaxis): severe nosebleed, nausea or vomiting

Urgency: Self-treatment

Foreign body aspiration

Foreign body aspiration can be a life-threatening emergency. An aspirated solid or semisolid object may lodge in the larynx or trachea. If the object is large enough to cause nearly complete obstruction of the airway, asphyxia may rapidly cause death.

Rarity: Ultra rare

Top Symptoms: cough, fever, shortness of breath, cough with dry or watery sputum, wheezing

Symptoms that always occur with foreign body aspiration: swallowing of something potentially harmful

Urgency: Emergency medical service

Upper gastrointestinal bleeding

The digestive, or gastrointestinal (GI), tract includes the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum, and anus. Upper GI bleeding is a medical emergency involving internal bleeding from the esophagus, stomach, or the small intestine.

Rarity: Uncommon

Top Symptoms: fatigue, being severely ill, abdominal cramps (stomach cramps), lightheadedness, rectal bleeding

Symptoms that always occur with upper gastrointestinal bleeding: vomiting (old) blood or passing tarry stools, being severely ill

Urgency: Emergency medical service

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Acute variceal hemorrhage

Acute variceal hemorrhage is a condition that can occur secondary to (as a result of) liver disease. Blood vessels bringing blood from the digestive tract back to the heart which course through the esophagus (a muscular tube that carries food from the mouth to the stomach) become dilated. In acute variceal hemorrhage, these vessels burst, resulting in internal bleeding.

Rarity: Uncommon

Top Symptoms: being severely ill, abdominal pain (stomach ache), vomiting, constipation, lightheadedness

Symptoms that always occur with acute variceal hemorrhage: being severely ill, vomiting (old) blood or passing tarry stools

Urgency: Emergency medical service

Stomach ulcer

A peptic ulcer is a sore in the lining of the stomach or the first part of your small intestine (the duodenum), which causes pain following meals or on an empty stomach.

Rarity: Uncommon

Top Symptoms: fatigue, nausea, loss of appetite, moderate abdominal pain, abdominal cramps (stomach cramps)

Symptoms that never occur with stomach ulcer: pain in the lower left abdomen

Urgency: Primary care doctor

Stomach neoplasm

A neoplasm, or tumor, can be benign/non-cancerous, or it can be malignant/cancer. Since benign stomach tumors are mostly harmless polyps that often go unnoticed, the term stomach neoplasm usually refers to stomach cancer. Because stomach cancer usually goes undetected until an advanced st...

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Vomiting With Streaks Of Blood

To diagnose this condition, your doctor would likely ask the following questions:

  • Did you swallow something that could have caused your symptoms?
  • Do you have a cough?
  • Does your cough produce phlegm?
  • Any fever today or during the last week?

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Vomiting With Streaks Of Blood Symptom Checker Statistics

People who have experienced vomiting with streaks of blood have also experienced:

  • 11% Abdominal Pain (Stomach Ache)
  • 7% Nausea
  • 6% Vomiting

People who have experienced vomiting with streaks of blood were most often matched with:

  • 46% Foreign Body Aspiration
  • 46% Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • 6% Normal Nosebleed (Epistaxis)

People who have experienced vomiting with streaks of blood had symptoms persist for:

  • 69% Less than a day
  • 18% Less than a week
  • 5% Over a month

Source: Aggregated and anonymized results from visits to the Buoy AI health assistant (check it out by clicking on “Take Quiz”).

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Disclaimer: The article does not replace an evaluation by a physician. Information on this page is provided as an information resource only, and is not to be used or relied on for any diagnostic or treatment purposes.